Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching

Diane Larsen-Freeman discusses the newly-released 3rd edition of the influential teacher development title Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching, published by Oxford University Press. This classic guide has been an essential resource to new and experienced teachers worldwide, and Professor Larsen-Freeman describes the need to consider a range of methods in language teaching, and how methods continue to evolve

Addressing Disruptive Behavior in EFL Classrooms

FBA is the process of gathering and analyzing information about a student’s problem behavior in order to determine the purpose of the actions, which is an investigation designed to help educators. FBA has been recommended as an effective method to be used at the first signs of mild to moderate misbehavior and a great professional development opportunity which can change the way teachers look at problematic behaviors.

Flipped Classroom

This short video briefly displays flipped classes and how different they are with the traditional teacher-fronted classrooms.

Two in five people think they would be a good teacher but low pay and workload deters them, unions say

Nearly half of us believe we would make a good teacher, a survey has found – but many of those interested in taking up the profession are just not entering classrooms.

A “crushing” workload, low pay and “attacks on professionalism” are behind the low uptake, unions have said.